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Toronto man creates 'Yelp for COVID-19 test centres' where you can get more info, leave a review (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Ken A Toronto man has created a new website where visitors can read and write reviews about COVID-19 assessment centres.
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Why experts aren't declaring victory yet despite fewer COVID-19 deaths so far in Ontario's 2nd wave (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Fairview Nursing Home Covid-19 “There's a definite trend towards improvement, but with a caveat. We haven’t observed where that trend is going to end up,” said one Toronto doctor of the declining death rate during the second wave of COVID-19 in Ontario.
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1 male dead following 2-vehicle collision on Hwy 401 near Markham Road (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
OPP cruiser generic Police say they received a call at 6:50 p.m. for a two-vehicle collision on in the westbound express lane on Highway 401 before Markham Road. The victim was found in one of the vehicles involved.
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Police release updated clothing description as search continues for missing Bradford teen (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
Siem Zerezghi Police have obtained surveillance footage showing Siem Zerezghi, 15, wearing a pair of grey track pants with an orange stripe.
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Health officials reveal new projections as Ontario sees 934 more COVID-19 cases (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
COVID 19 testing centre long lines Toronto Ontario The newly confirmed infections come with 35,621 completed tests, more than typically done throughout this week but still below capacity, which is about 45,000 daily, according to provincial public health officials.
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Police arrest 2 people in connection with shooting that left 1 dead in early October (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
Fatal shooting Lawrence manor Regina Khedive October 8 Police have arrested and charged a 27-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl, both from Toronto, in connection with a homicide earlier this month.
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Shooting death of 19-year-old linked to another homicide on same day, police say (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
Jonathan Rodriguez-Sanchez Toronto police say a 19-year-old has died in hospital a month after he was shot in the chest. Officers say they now believe the suspects involved in his death are also responsible for another fatal shooting that happened an hour earlier.
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Mall real estate company collected 5 million images of shoppers, say privacy watchdogs (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
COVID-19 PANDEMIC STORES CLOSED The real estate company behind some of Canada's most popular shopping centres embedded cameras inside its digital information kiosks at 12 shopping malls in major Canadian cities to collect millions of images — and used facial recognition technology without customers' knowledge or consent — according to a new investigation by the federal, Alberta and B.C. privacy commissioners.
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Multi-city bust dismantles street gang, Toronto police say (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
Weapons seized Police say they expect 114 people will face more than 800 criminal charges following an investigation that involved officers from forces across the province.
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Commissioner drops ethics investigation into Morneau's WE Charity trips (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
COVID Economy 20200717 Federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion has ended his investigation of former finance minister Bill Morneau’s WE Charity-funded trips to Kenya and Ecuador and says he accepts Morneau’s contention that he thought he had reimbursed the travel costs, CBC News has learned.
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Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Toronto is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth most populous municipality in North America. Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe, which is home to 8.1 million residents and has approximately 25% of Canada's population.  The Toronto metropolitan census area had a population of 5,113,149, and the Greater Toronto Area had a population of 5,555,912 in the 2006 Census.

 

As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered a global city and is one of the top financial centres in the world. Toronto's leading economic sectors include finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, film, television production, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism and sports industries.The Toronto Stock Exchange, the world's seventh largest, is headquartered in the city, along with most of Canada's corporations. They also have an NHL hockey team, called the Toronto Maple Leafs.

 

Toronto's population is cosmopolitan and international, reflecting its role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities by percentage of non-native-born residents, as about 49% of the population were born outside of Canada.  Because of the city's low crime rates, clean environment, high standard of living, and friendly attitude to diversity, Toronto is consistently rated as one of the world's most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Mercer Quality of Living Survey.  In addition, Toronto was ranked as the most expensive Canadian city in which to live in 2006.

  Residents of the city are called Torontonians.

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